Found October 19, 2012 on Los That Sports Blog:
Tweet The Dallas Mavericks have announced that forward Dirk Nowitzki has undergone arthroscopic surgery on his  right knee and will be out up to six weeks: Mavs announce Dirk Nowitzki has undergone arthroscopic surgery on his right knee and will resume on-court activities in about six weeks. — Ken Berger (@KBergCBS) October 19, 2012 Nowitzki [...]

Nowitzki's absence gives Mavs opportunity

Where do the Dallas Mavericks go for the next six weeks without Dirk Nowitzki? Well, they can either sink, and who would blame them if they did, or use this extended break from No. 41 to come out better on the other side.No team wants to lose its franchise player, and for those franchises lacking a second or third Big Fish, what happened Friday to the Mavs is usually devastating...

Nowitzki out at least six weeks after surgery

Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki will be out of action for at least six weeks after undergoing arthroscopic knee surgery on Friday. The team announced the procedure was performed at Texas Sports Medicine in Dallas by team orthopedic surgeon T.O. Souryal after Nowitzki missed the last three preseason games. The Mavericks open the regular season on Oct. 30 in Los Angeles against...

Dirk Nowitzki Set to Miss Six Weeks Following Arthroscopic Right Knee Surgery

DALLAS -- Dallas Mavericks star Dirk Nowitzki will be out at least six weeks after arthroscopic surgery on his ailing right knee. The Mavericks said surgery was performed Friday morning by a team surgeon. The 11-time All-Star is expected to resume on-court activities in about six weeks. The 34-year-old Nowitzki has missed the past three preseason games with fluid...

Nowitzki calls timetable 'ridiculous'

Mavericks star Dirk Nowitzki says he's encouraged after the first knee surgery of his career but says a timetable for his return is ''pretty ridiculous to talk about.'' Nowitzki walked gingerly but without a noticeable limp on Tuesday, four days after arthroscopic surgery on his ailing right knee. Coach Rick Carlisle said the 11-time All-Star was expected to...

Mavericks' Dirk Nowitzki Out 6-8 Weeks After Knee Surgery

All the hope and all the optimism has gone by the way side.  No matter how much Dirk Nowitzki or Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban wanted the star forward to be healthy, he wasn't.  Nowitzki underwent arthroscopic surgery on his right knee and is expected to miss six to eight weeks. According to Brad Townsend of the Dallas Morning News, Nowitzki could miss 16 games because...

Nowitzki Undergoes Knee Scope, Out 3-6 Weeks

Dirk Nowitzki has been dealing with knee issues throughout the preseason, but had been hoping to avoid surgery.

Dirk Nowitzki Out Six Weeks Following Knee Surgery

Why not sooner?

Dirk Nowitzki Will Be Just Fine Says Mavericks Owner

Mark Cuban has been one of the most boisterous and vocal owners in the NBA.  The Dallas Mavericks owner has been known to get himself into trouble with some of the things he says.  He's been fined, been reprimanded, and been praised.  He built a team in Dallas that took home the 2010-11 NBA championship.  He knows what he's doing and generally knows what he's saying...

Nowitzki sits again as Mavericks lose to Suns

DALLAS (AP) -- Jared Dudley scored 10 of his 16 points in the third quarter and the Phoenix Suns beat the Dallas Mavericks 100-94 Wednesday night. The Suns made 75 percent of their shots in the third quarter, outscoring the Mavericks 32-20. Dudley, the longest-tenured Suns player after the departures of Steve Nash and Grant Hill, hit 7 of 9 shots. Goran Dragic added 12 points to...

Dirk's knee not worrying Cuban

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban says he isn't concerned about Dirk Nowitzki's swollen right knee because of the 11-time All-Star's history of coming back from injuries. Nowitzki is missing a third straight preseason game Wednesday night when the Mavericks face the Phoenix Suns. Cuban says Nowitzki dealt with swelling in his right knee last season. Nowitzki missed...

In this year's fantasy NBA news you could not possible care about, I'm already playing for 2013

The risks for 2012 Do you have an expert level player in your fantasy league?  I do. He's a good guy and a great owner -- lots of trades, brings new people into the league, and a genuine friend -- but man alive, he wins too damn much. And in this year's NBA fantasy draft, he started with blue-chip keepers for two-thirds of his line up, and all of them were well below market...
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